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Communications and Agricultural Education

Communications and Agricultural Education

Kansas State University
1612 Claflin Road
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3402

785-532-5633 fax

Mechanical Systems in Agriculture

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Mechanical Systems in Agriculture
Hosted by Kansas State University
In Cooperation with KanEquip of
Wamego, Kansas

May 28, June 7-12, October 11-13, 2021

Register HERE!

Course Description:

Mechanical Systems in Agriculture is the specialization-level course designed to provide rigorous applications in the agricultural engineering field. Throughout the course, students apply technical skill while becoming competent in the process used to operate, repair, engineer, and design agricultural tools and equipment. 

Mechanical Systems in Agriculture areas of study include:

- Electrical Systems

- Structural Systems

- Energy Systems

- Machine Service and Maintenance

- Geographic Information & Global Position Systems

- Mechanical Design & Management 

CASE Institute description

CASE Institute is a professional development workshop to provide teachers with training for the instruction related to a specific CASE course. CASE Institute sessions give teachers an important background related to the pedagogy used in CASE curricula as well as practice teaching various lessons to prepare them for classroom instruction.

CASE Institute Schedule

May 28th, 2021
6:00-7:30 pm: Orientation Meeting 

June 7-12, 2021
9-11 am - Synchronous meeting

11am-1pm - Lunch & asynchronous work time

1-3 pm - Synchronous meeting

3-4 pm - Asynchronous work time & lead teacher office hours

October 11-13, 2021

Thee days of in-person instruction in Manhattan and Wamego, KS

Registration Form: Complete the registration process located on the CASE website.

Fees: $3,250 per person
Registration includes the shipment of training materials and full lodging and meals for the three day in-person training. 

The CASE recommended cancellation fee has been implemented to reduce the number of last minute cancellations or no-show registrations. We will charge a cancellation fee of $250 for registration cancellations made within 30 days of the start of the institute. In situations of no-show registrations without prior notice, the non-refundable fee will be $1000, and is adjustable based on costs that CASE Institute Hosts cannot recoup.

Campus Map 
Manhattan Map

By Car:
If you are driving to Manhattan, here is the link to directions.

By Plane:
The Manhattan Regional Airport offers daily direct flights to Chicago and Dallas on American Eagle Airlines. To see flight information Manhattan is about a 2-hour drive from Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport and the Kansas City International Airport, where shuttle service is available.

As you book air travel for departure, please be aware that the Kansas City and the Wichita airports are 2 1/2 hours from Manhattan, and check-in is generally expected at least 2 hours before departure.

Lodging expenses are included in the registration cost and will be provided at a hotel with two participants per room. Incidental charges to the room are the responsibility of the participant including additional fees for pets. 

Meals will be provided and are included in the cost of registration. Continental breakfast is provided at the hotel, lunch is on campus and a meal card is provided for dinner.

Permits are required for all vehicles parked on campus and will be provided for participants, as needed.

Graduate Credit
Kansas State University offers 3 hours of graduate credit. Contact Jon Ulmer (julmer@ksu.edu) for enrollment details.

Primary Contact
Jon Ulmer, julmer@ksu.edu, Office: 785-532-1250

Paymen Contact

Payments will be made to Department of Communications and Ag Ed. Mail payments to Kelly Ingalsbe, Department of Communicaitons and Agricultural Education, 1612 Claflin Rd., 301 Umberger Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506. Payment questions can be directed to Kelly at ingalsbe@ksu.edu or by phone at 785/532-5804.